Slacker Scares: 6 Things You Need for a Lazy Haunted House This Halloween

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* Halloween is almost upon us
* Make your house haunted without breaking the bank
* These are tricks you can do in mere minutes

Halloween is just around the corner, but you may not have the time or money to fully haunt your house. Spy has found six Halloween home essentials, from quick wall stickers to vast sheets of cloth, that will quickly (and affordably) do the trick.

1. Gothic Mansion Portraits Scene Setters

Swap out your normal family pics for some fun, spooky portraits. No extra effort required — just stick these up and quickly transform any room.

Gothic Mansion Portraits Scene Setters Image Courtesy of Amscan

2. Dreamfun Halloween Large Spider Web 

If you’re looking to cover a large part of your house for minimal effort (and cost), this kit includes enough webbing to cover an area of 660 square feet, and it includes forty spiders.

Dreamfun Halloween Large Spider Web Image Courtesy of Dreamfun


3. Weimaro Caution Tape

Turn your home into a crime scene without the hassle of fake blood. This Caution tape is 328 feet long, and is a quick, easy and impromptu way to make your house look a little more haunted.

Weimaro Caution Tape Image Courtesy of Weimaro


4. Giant Halloween Creepy Cloth

This 36-inch black cloth comes with a decorative door hanger and can also double as camouflage for any mess you haven’t had time to clean up.

Giant Halloween Creepy Cloth Image Courtesy of Lili and the Bee Novelties


5. Haunted House on a Budget

Now that you have all the necessary supplies, you need some instruction. This book by Lee Allan Nelson takes the author’s 17 years of collected experience with the haunted house field and applies them to over thirty diagrams and drawings that show you how to inject your house with a dose of spook.

Haunted House on a Budget Image Courtesy of CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform


6. 1byone Halloween Fog Machine

While some frightening 2D decorations are a great start, everyone knows the best haunted houses employ multiple senses. This fog machine will output fog for 6.5-10 feet.

1byone Halloween Fog Machine Image Courtesy of 1byone


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